really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
742 miles

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2011 Dodge Caliber Owner Comments

problem #5

May 212011


  • 1,500 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Caliber. The contact was driving 20 mph when the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact mentioned that the failure recurred a total of five times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who was unable to duplicate the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem who did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 1,500 and the current mileage was 3,000.

- Cary , NC, USA

problem #4

Aug 012011


  • 500 miles
2011 Dodge Caliber 2.0. has stalled 5 times while driving. Just stops! the ignition sticks as well. This car only has 1200 miles on it. The stalling occurs just while driving - no specific warning..just shuts down.

- Fl, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 142011

Caliber 4-cyl

  • 293 miles
2011 Dodge Caliber has stalled three times and starter has remained engaged when starting vehicle in the timespan of one week since vehicle was purchased approx. Three weeks ago. Vehicle has been in the service dept. For one week and no resolution has been made.

- Texas, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 042011


  • 900 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Caliber. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph, the vehicle stalled in the middle of the road. The vehicle restarted within five seconds. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who stated that they were aware of this failure, but there was no fix available. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 900.

- Daytona Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 042011

Caliber 4-cyl

  • 516 miles
While making a slow speed right turn (into our driveway) the steering locked/ car stalled. The vehicle is a one week old 2011 Dodge Caliber with 516 mis on it. The same thing occurred about three days ago when making a slow right hand turn a different location. Normal function returned after turning off and restarting the car each time.

- Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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